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To be fair, the article has this paragraph:

Some aspects of health provision, child care and schooling in pre-1989 German Democratic Republic were seen as taboo in the west for a decade after unity because of their communist roots. But they are now recognised as valuable policy guides. For instance, decentralised health centres that reduce the need for hospital visits - introduced in 2004 as part of national health reforms - were modelled on similar clinics in the east.

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes
by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Thu Mar 9th, 2006 at 04:08:20 AM EST

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